πνεῦμα

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *pnéwmn̥, equivalent to πνευ- ‎(pneu-), the root of πνέω ‎(pnéō, I blow), +‎ -μα ‎(-ma, result noun suffix).

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πνεῦμα ‎(pneûman ‎(genitive πνεύματος); third declension

  1. air
  2. wind
  3. breath
  4. (phonology) breathing
  5. life
  6. spirit, soul
  7. spiritual being: spirit, angel
  8. inspiration (often divine inspiration), genius

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